Projects tagged with Children and Secondary Education
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Topics: Research, Child Mortality, Children, Urban, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Sport & Recreation
This three year research project funded in 2010 by the Health Research Council investigates how urban neighbourhood environments can facilitate children’s independent mobility (IM – outdoor play and travelling to destinations unsupervised), thereby influencing their levels of physical activity (PA) and participation in daily...
Environmental and socio-demographic associates of children's active transport to school: A cross-sectional investigation from the URBAN Study
Active transport (e.g., walking, cycling) to school (ATS) can contribute to children’s physical activity and health. The built environment is acknowledged as an important factor in understanding children’s ATS, alongside parental factors and seasonality. Inconsistencies in methodological approaches exist, and a clear...
13 Mar 2013
Topics: Evaluation, Methodology, Monitoring, Research, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Healthcare, Whānau, Children, Pacific People, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status, Race & Ethnicity
Pacific peoples have poorer health status across a wide variety of measures compared to the total New Zealand population. They also appear to have the least advantage from changes to the delivery in primary care. This report presents evidence to support improvements in primary care delivery to Pacific peoples.
with: Ministry of Social Development: MSD, Ministry of Health: MoH, Child, Youth and Family: CYF (MSD), Health Research Council of New Zealand: HRC
Topics: Community Development, Schools, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Policy, Local Government, Child Development, Children, Youth, Evaluation
Early Start is an evidence-based, early intervention programme developed by Professor David Fergusson, from the Christchurch School of Medicine, in conjunction with local social service providers and the Department of Child, Youth and Family Services (CYF).This evaluation report on Early Start was prepared by...
Topics: Healthcare, Children, Women, Youth, Socio-economic status, Quality of Life, Evaluation, Research, Inequality, Race & Ethnicity
This report presents trends in ethnic and socioeconomic inequalities in the incidence of 28 cancers over a quarter of a century (1981–2004). It is the first report to document these inequalities in a comprehensive, consistent and reliable way.
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